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Several positions available, including Early Childhood teachers, music faculty and therapists.

Music Instruction Music Instruction

Award-winning music lessons, ensembles, and group classes for aspiring musicians of all ages and skill levels — children, teens, and adults.

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Early Childhood Early Childhood

Morning & Full-Day Preschool programs with a full, child-centered curriculum of creative specials like music, science, drama, social and emotional learning, and more!

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Music Therapy Music Therapy

Established in 1966, our pioneering Center for Music Therapy (CMT) uses guided music experiences to help individuals meet life's challenges.

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Bop Stop Bop Stop

BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.

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Kindergarten

Ages: Age 5 years by September 30
Session Length: Academic School Year

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TMS Kindergarten reinforces essential social and academic skills needed to prepare children for life long learning and confidence.

Age 5 years by September 30 or those accepted for early enrollment of kindergarten by their home school district. TMS does not provide early admissions screening, and will accept the decision of the home school district.

Academic School Year Mid- August to early June.

Kindergarten + is wrap around Service with Before and After Care available for $14,925 annually.

Our Kindergarten curriculum aligns with state standards for kindergarten while providing a socially supportive and enriching classroom experience.

ODJFS licensed kindergarten.

Classrooms have a smaller group size to support individual instruction and are led by a certified teacher . Typical TMS Specials such as Music, Drama, and Science are woven into the week.

Students will receive a report card and follow all ODE standards and requirements for kindergarten.

Kindergarten Plus offers extended hours for Before and After school care: 7:00-8:45am & 3:30-5:30pm for an additional fee.

TMS financial aid support is available, with a maximum of $3,000 in aid.

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Session Day Time Campus Fee  
August 22, 2022 - June 02, 2023 Aug 22, 2022 - Jun 02, 2023 Monday - Friday 8:45am - 3:30pm Ohio City $12,700 Enroll
August 22, 2022 - June 02, 2023 Aug 22, 2022 - Jun 02, 2023 Monday - Friday 8:45am - 3:30pm University Circle $12,700 Enroll

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Anne Hickman

Kindergarten Teacher

Anne Hickman joined The Music Settlement staff in 2010 and has more than 25 years of teaching experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Cleveland State University and a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction from Notre Dame College. Anne loves spending time with... Expand

Anne Hickman joined The Music Settlement staff in 2010 and has more than 25 years of teaching experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Cleveland State University and a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction from Notre Dame College. Anne loves spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, and traveling with her husband.

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Carla Kelly

Kindergarten Teacher

I am in my 3rd year teaching at The Music Settlement. This year I am teaching Kindergarten in Ohio City. This is a new and exciting year for me. I have been teaching early childhood for over 20 years. I enjoy reading, cooking and the beach!! I am a mom to a beautiful teenage daughter, and we have a ... Expand

I am in my 3rd year teaching at The Music Settlement. This year I am teaching Kindergarten in Ohio City. This is a new and exciting year for me. I have been teaching early childhood for over 20 years. I enjoy reading, cooking and the beach!! I am a mom to a beautiful teenage daughter, and we have a little dog, Teddy!

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This wonderful group of educators, administrators, and supporters give the gift of music to students - of all ages - through lessons and performances. Lives are enriched as students and audiences experience the joys of learning and sharing music.

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